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BCPD taking applications for jailers

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The Bossier City Police Department is currently accepting applications for jailers. The starting pay for this position is $32,796 per year. Candidates become eligible to receive state supplemental pay of an additional $500 per month after they complete one year on the job. The deadline to submit an application is March 28, 2016.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test along with medical, psychological and physical fitness exams. They must also possess a valid bossier city policeLouisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.

Bossier City police department employees are offered medical and dental coverage with optional dependent coverage available. Other benefits include paid vacation days, paid holidays, military leave and sick leave.

After turning in an application, approved candidates will be notified by the Bossier City Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board via U.S. mail of the location for a civil service exam scheduled for April 12, 2016 that they must take.

Application forms and information regarding qualifications are available for downloading at www.bossiercity.org/layouts/Police—Career-Ops. Forms may also be picked up at the second floor offices of Bossier City Police Department, 620 Benton Road Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.